The Distinguishing Characteristics of Avicenna's Peripatetic Philosophy, Sohravardi's Illuminationist Philosophy, and Shirazi's Metaphysical Philosophy
A public lecture by Hossein Ziai, UCLA
Monday, December 11, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Bunche Hall 10383
Hossein Ziai is Professor of Islamic and Iranian Studies and Director of Iranian Studies at UCLA. He has published several volumes and numerous articles on Islamic philosophy, especially the Iranian/Islamic Illuminationist tradition. His books include Philosophy of Mathematics (in Persian); Anvariyya (The Realm of Lights); Knowledge and Illumination; Shahrazur's Commentary on Hikmat al-Ishraq; The Book of Radiance; and The Philosophy of Illumination, among others.
This lecture is part of the Center's Persian Lecture Series.
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Sponsor(s): Center for Near Eastern Studies